20 February 2015, Volume 54, Issue 6, pp. 1232-1556  
44 articles


Engineering and laboratory notes: introduction

open access Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1555-1556 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Autostigmatic microscope and how it works

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1436-1438 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical tolerancing and principal component analysis

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1439-1442 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fully automated low-cost setup for fringe projection profilometry

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1350-1353 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Underwater optical communication performance for laser beam propagation through weak oceanic turbulence

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1273-1278 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Aerosol optical properties and precipitable water vapor column in the atmosphere of Norway

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1505-1514 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Improvements of axial resolution in confocal microscopy with fan-shaped apertures

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1354-1362 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Liquid-filled photonic-crystal-fiber-based multimodal interferometer for simultaneous measurement of temperature and force

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1309-1313 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Widely tunable third-harmonic generation in a tellurite microstructured optical fiber

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1326-1330 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental measurements of the spectral absorption coefficient of pure fused silica optical fibers

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1374-1378 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarization and propagation characteristics of switchable first-order azimuthally asymmetric beam generated in dual-mode fiber

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1528-1542 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Performances of different subset shapes and control points in subset-based digital image correlation and their applications in boundary deformation measurement

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1290-1301 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Application of up-sampling and resolution scaling to Fresnel reconstruction of digital holograms

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1443-1452 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Spotlight on Optics

Microgenetic optimization algorithm for optimal wavefront shaping

open access Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1485-1491 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantitative measurement and control of optical Moiré pattern in an autostereoscopic liquid crystal display system

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1521-1527 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

High-precision surface measurement with an automated multiangle low coherence interferometer

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1232-1240 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Dynamic properties of a metal photo-thermal micro-actuator

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1369-1373 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of a high-quality optical conjugate structure in optical tweezers

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1410-1413 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Planar THz electromagnetic graphene pass-band filter with low polarization and angle of incidence dependencies

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1515-1520 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Electromagnetically induced-transparency-like spectrum in an add/drop interferometer

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1285-1289 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Refractometric sensitivity and thermal stabilization of fluorescent core microcapillary sensors: theory and experiment

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1331-1340 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Ferrofluid-based optofluidic switch using femtosecond laser-micromachined waveguides

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1420-1425 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Acoustic anisotropy of acoustooptic Tl3AsS4 crystals

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1302-1308 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Resolution characteristics of graded doping and graded composition transmission-mode AlGaAs/GaAs photocathodes

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1414-1419 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Investigations on laser damage growth in fused silica with simultaneous wavelength irradiation

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1463-1470 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Complete anisotropic time-dependent heat equation in KTP crystal under repetitively pulsed Gaussian beams: a numerical approach

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1241-1249 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Numerical modeling considerations for an applied nonlinear Schrödinger equation

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1426-1435 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Gold-film coating assisted femtosecond laser fabrication of large-area, uniform periodic surface structures

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1314-1319 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Spotlight on Optics

Optimal design of one-dimensional photonic crystal filters using minimax optimization approach

open access Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1399-1409 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Improved efficacy of warm-white light-emitting diode luminaires

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1320-1325 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Predictive capability of average Stokes polarimetry for simulation of phase multilevel elements onto LCoS devices

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1379-1386 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Reflection and transmission calculations in a multilayer structure with coherent, incoherent, and partially coherent interference, using the transmission line method

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1492-1504 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Realization of self-guided unidirectional waveguides by a chain of gyromagnetic rods

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1267-1272 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Research of polishing process to control the iron contamination on the magnetorheological finished KDP crystal surface

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1478-1484 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Slow light with large group index–bandwidth product in ellipse-hole photonic crystal waveguides

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1543-1547 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarization difference ghost imaging

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1279-1284 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Tailoring the plasmonic whispering gallery modes of a metal-coated resonator for potential application as a refractometric sensor

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1250-1256 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Evaluation of an airborne triple-pulsed 2  μm IPDA lidar for simultaneous and independent atmospheric water vapor and carbon dioxide measurements

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1387-1398 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Influence of spatial incident angles on polarizer with a slit in grooved metal slabs for terahertz communication

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1363-1368 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Grating surface plasmon resonance sensor: angular sensitivity, metal oxidization effect of Al-based device in optimal structure

Appl. Opt. 54(6), 1548-1554 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF